This was the debut of one of the most famous and worshipped hard rock bands of all time….Black Sabbath. This bands sound was so dark and …, we just had to listen to it. This was the band that made parents hate heavy metal (Vanilla Fudge never got church groups marching to stop their shows!). This band was heavy metal in the flesh. The album was great. I always thought Deep Purple was better, but Sabbath made more of an impact. There have been countless heavy metal bands since metal’s invention in the 60’s, but none seemed so metal as Sabbath.